Monthly Film Festival

October 17, 2020

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NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) hosts its October line-up of screenings and Q&As powered by Seed&Spark, with two programs dedicated to showcasing veteran filmmakers for InFocus: Veteran Cinema, including a shorts program and feature film She’s The Eldest by director Cate Jones, and wraps up with haunting shorts Program Dark Recesses

The day begins with InFocus: Veteran Cinema Shorts, a varied line-up of short films directed by filmmakers who have served in the military, this program covers diverse stories and filmmaking styles and genres that span across thriller, sci-fi, comedy, drama and romance and includes five world premieres.

The afternoon continues with InFocus: Veteran Cinema’s feature film, She’s the Eldest, an offbeat black and white horror comedy about three adult siblings reconnecting to solve a family mystery directed by Air Force veteran Cate Jones.

The evening ends with Dark Recesses, a collection of shorts that capture and examine what is hiding in dark corners of our rooms, our culture and our own minds. The unseen, both real and unreal, horrors and revelations.

All filmmakers are welcome and encouraged to submit their projects which will be considered for all upcoming NFMLA Festivals, regardless of the InFocus programming, which celebrates diversity, inclusion and region. NFMLA showcases films by filmmakers of all backgrounds throughout the year.

Schedule Details

Program #1: InFocus: Veteran Cinema Shorts
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM – Suggested Screening Time
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM – Audience Q&A

Program #2: InFocus: Veteran Cinema Feature – She’s the Eldest
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM – Suggested Screening Time
5:15 PM – 6:15 PM – Audience Q&A

Program #3: Shorts Program – Dark Recesses
6:30 PM – 7:45 PM – Suggested Screening Time
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Audience Q&A

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